Fox News Iowa Debate Draws 6.7 Million Viewers

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By Chris Ariens Comments

FOX News Channel’s GOP debate last night in Sioux City, Iowa was the most watched cable news debate so far this cycle. Overall, it comes in second to ABC’s debate in Iowa last Saturday. The debate, moderated by Bret Baier, with questions from Chris Wallace, Megyn Kelly and Neil Cavuto, averaged 6.7 million Total Viewers and 1.9 million in the 25-54 demo. Here’s how it stacks up in our TVNewser debate ranker:

Debate Network Total Viewers A25-54
Dec. 15 Fox News 6,713,000 1,865,000
Dec. 10 ABC 7,630,000 2,100,000
Nov. 22 CNN 3,599,000 1,041,000
Nov. 12 CBS 5,480,000 1,520,000
Nov. 9 CNBC 3,332,000 993,000
Oct. 18 CNN 5,468,000 1,651,000
Oct. 11 Bloomberg NA NA
Sept. 22 Fox News 6,107,000 1,701,000
Sept. 12 CNN 3,600,000 1,100,000
Sept. 7 MSNBC 5,411,000 1,728,000
Aug. 11 Fox News 5,053,000 1,430,000
June 13 CNN 3,162,000 918,000
May 5 Fox News 3,258,000 854,000